Definition - job

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job
  1. a workplace; as in the expression "on the job";
  2. an object worked on; a result produced by working; "he held the job in his left hand and worked on it with his right"
  3. a book in the Old Testament containing Job's pleas to God about his afflictions and God's reply
  4. (computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit
  5. any long-suffering person who withstands affliction without despairing
  6. a Jewish hero in the Old Testament who maintained his faith in God in spite of afflictions that tested him
  7. a state of difficulty that needs to be resolved; "she and her husband are having problems"; "it is always a job to contact him"; "urban problems such as traffic congestion and smog"
  8. invest at a risk; "I bought this house not because I want to live in it but to sell it later at a good price, so I am speculating"
  9. work occasionally; "As a student I jobbed during the semester b